Safeguarding

Badminton Road Methodist Church is fully committed to the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All our paid staff, Ministers, church officers, Local Preachers and those working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are required to have a current DBS check and ongoing Safeguarding Training. If you have any Safeguarding concerns you should in the first instance contact the Church Safeguarding Officer Don Edwards or the Minister, David Alderman, via the contact form (Faith and Ministry).

Privacy

Badminton Road Methodist Church takes data security very seriously. All matters to do with Data Protection in the Methodist Church are overseen by two Data Controllers which are the Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes (TMCP) and the Connexional Team in London. Badminton Road Methodist Circuit manages data under the Methodist Church Privacy Policy which is maintained and overseen by these two controllers. You can read about how that policy is implemented by viewing the Methodist Church Privacy Notice:

 

https://www.tmcp.org.uk/about/data-protection/managing-trustees-privacy-notice

For any questions regarding the Circuit Data Protection compliance or breaches, please contact the Superintendent Minister, Rev. David Alderman.

COVID-19

Worship during the Pandemic

COVID 19 has impacted all our activities.  Please see the worship page, and reflection page for worship information. For Coronavirus Guidance from the Methodist Church please see: www.methodist.org.uk/about-us/coronavirus/

Badminton Road Methodist Church Coronavirus Risk Assessment

Spiritual and Emotional Support during the Pandemic

Contact us if you would like someone to phone and pray with you.

You can listen to prayers, reflections and hymns on the Daily Hope Prayer Line from the Church of England:

0800 804 8044

We also recommend

The Listening Chaplaincy

Are you recently bereaved or concerned about end of life issues?

Are you a key worker overwhelmed by what you are facing or dealing with at work?

Are you worried about someone who is seriously ill, especially if you can’t visit them?

Are you anxious about the effect that the COVID 19 crisis is having on your life?

Maybe you would just like someone from the faith communities to talk to.

If you live in the Bristol, Somerset or South Gloucestershire area:

0330 229 1700 8am-11pm, 7 days a week

CARING and CONFIDENTIAL

The Faith Communities Major Emergencies Team serving Bristol, Somerset and South Gloucestershire

Hire

Rooms For Hire.

January 2021
We are working to support our exisiting users of the premises and are regret we are not able to take new bookings at the moment.

IN THE FUTURE, AFTER COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED:
We have a range of rooms for hire by groups and members of the public. They can be rented for one off events or as a regular activity. The building is fully accessible and some rooms have loop systems installed. There are facilities for the preparation and serving of food.

We have a range of rooms for hire by groups and members of the public. They can be rented for one off events or as a regular activity. The building is fully accessible and some rooms have loop systems installed. There are facilities for the preparation and serving of food.

As a Methodist church no alcohol may be served or consumed on the premises. No smoking is permitted on the premises. We do have a range of Uniformed Organisations meeting at the church on weekday evenings which does limit the buildings availability.

If you want to find out more or wish to visit the premises, please contact us via the “Contact Us” page. Our Bookings Secretary, Mrs Maureen Gobbett will contact you to discuss your requirements.

Contact

    Contacts
      Minister            David Alderman
                                Lay Pastor: Naomi Sharp
                                tel: 01172393875
     
    Address
    Badminton Road Methodist Church
    Badminton Road
    Downend
    Bristol, BS16 6NU
    
    Co-ordinates
    N  51 29 56.8
    W 002 29 45.9 

    Church History

    Ministers
    Revd    Rowland Goodwin  1956-1960        Revd   Cedric Arnold           1960-1966
    Revd  Ramset Moore          1966-1971        Revd Ian Cramb                  1971-1979
    Revd Michael Pullan           1979-1987        Revd Frieder  Kreshnak     1987- 1995
    Revd Richard Gillion           1995- 2006        Revd Ann Owen                  2006-2015
    Revd Pearl Luxon                2015-to date
    The Church started holding services in February1957, using rooms in Baugh Farm.
    1957 the Circuit bought three & a half acres of land from the builder Mr Rolls to construct the church buildings.
    The foundation stone was laid on the 5 July 1956. In 1960 the Church was opened for services